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Sr. Rena Gagnon, CSC

Obituary for Sr. Rena Gagnon, CSC

December 20, 1922 - July 2, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 96


Sr. Rena Gagnon, CSC (Sr. Mary Reina), 96, of the Sisters of Holy Cross, Manchester died July 2, 2019 at her residence.

She was born in Frenchville, ME on December 20, 1922 to Adrien and Marie-Anne (Bourgoin) Gagnon. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Holy Cross in 1939 and made her final profession in 1946. She served in the Congregation for 80 years.

Sr. Rena was associated with the Manchester Alliance, a fund raiser, for the Sisters of Holy Cross where she worked many years with them at the Tuesday night bingos.

She was a person of many talents and loved gardening. She also carried out many community services in the houses of the Congregation in St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada and at St. George Manor in Manchester where she served for 76 years.

The family includes a brother, Robert Gagnon of North Dartmouth, MA and many nephews and nieces.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, July 11, 2019 in the chapel at St. George Manor, 357 Island Pond Rd., Manchester. Burial will be at St. Augustin Cemetery in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Sisters of Holy Cross Development Fund" and mailed to Sisters of Holy Cross, 365 Island Pond Rd., Manchester, NH 03109

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    Sisters of Holy Cross
    365 Island Pond Rd.
    Manchester, NH 03109

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Manchester, NH 03104
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